Germany sets collision course with EC by ratifying new State Treaty

Published by Gaming Intelligence The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the country’s amended State Treaty on Gambling, setting up a showdown with the European Commission which has already criticised the legislation. The Minister-President Conference held on Thursday (March 16th) saw the heads of each state sign the amended Treaty, which removes a number of controversial […]

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Germany sets collision course with EC by ratifying new State Treaty

March 17, 2017 News & Reports
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Published by Gaming Intelligence

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the country’s amended State Treaty on Gambling, setting up a showdown with the European Commission which has already criticised the legislation.

The Minister-President Conference held on Thursday (March 16th) saw the heads of each state sign the amended Treaty, which removes a number of controversial provisions that derailed the 2012 Treaty. … Continue Reading

German iGaming reforms thrown into disarray by new EC opinion

March 14, 2017 News & Reports
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By Gaming Intelligence

Proposed changes to the German State Treaty on Gambling have been criticised by the European Commission for continuing to breach European law.

The incompatibility of the proposed changes, which were introduced to address earlier issues of incompatibility with EU law, are detailed in a document seen by Gaming Intelligence and come just eight days before the Minister Presidents of Germany’s sixteen federal states are due to sign the new treaty. … Continue Reading

Gambling Compliance: Germany’s Sports-Betting Plans Progress Despite EC Concerns

March 13, 2017 News & Reports
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By Elisa Grabbe

The European Commission has blasted Germany’s new sports-betting licensing plans for potentially infringing EU law and limiting competition, but Germany is nevertheless expected to ink the changes in just a few days.

With draft amendments having completed their standstill period at the commission last Friday, the prime ministers of the German states plan to sign the new Interstate Treaty on Gambling on Thursday this week.

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Gambling Compliance: Germany Moves To Exclude Slots From AML Checks

March 13, 2017 News & Reports
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By Elisa Grabbe

Slot halls, lotteries and on-course tote betting will be exempt from strict new anti-money laundering (AML) requirements, according to a bill published in Germany last week.

The bill will transpose the European 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD) into German law and has been published following a consultation with stakeholders last December.

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